Maryland Democratic Party Head Clarifies Memo On SpeakershipMaya Rockeymoore Cummings said on Thursday comments about the party being ready to "penalize" elected officials were directed at officials who use party resources to promote Republicans.
Del. Mary Ann Lisanti Apologizes After Allegedly Using N-Word To Describe Prince George's CountyA white delegate from Harford County apologized for allegedly calling Prince George's County, Maryland an "n-word district" during an after hours gathering at an Annapolis cigar bar.
Black Caucus Seeks Meeting With Hogan On HCBU TrialDel. Darryl Barnes, who chairs the caucus, asked for the meeting in a letter Friday. Barnes says a $100 million settlement over 10 years that Hogan proposed last year is "woefully inadequate."
Black Caucus Chair to Meet With Hogan on Medical MarijuanaGov. Larry Hogan will meet with the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus to discuss the shortage of black finalists to grow and process medical marijuana.
Baltimore Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell To RetireSen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, a Democrat who has represented a Baltimore district for 15 years, will retire when her term ends in January.
Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Former Psychiatric HospitalThe Legislative Black Caucus has scheduled a hearing on the former Crownsville State Hospital, which closed in 2004.